In response to increased operating costs, including a higher minimum wage, according to the theatre company, this is why some Cineplex locations have raised ticket prices…
As of October 1st, it will cost you between 22 cents and 51 cents per ticket, and not at every theatre, according to Sarah Van Lange, director of communications for Cineplex Entertainment. “Ticket pricing is specific to each theatre and depends on a variety of factors, including theatre location (urban vs. rural), real estate and operating costs, such as labour,” wrote Van Lange in an email.
Here’s the memo that went out:
(Source: Reddit user “FabledSunflowers”, authenticity verified by Cineplex)